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A breast cancer case study

Posted on 20th October 2023 in Medical Negligence

Michelle Beckett reflects on the case of Mrs S, where sadly despite her reporting a breast lump and being seen by her GP on 3 occasions, the appropriate action was not taken until the 3rd appointment and it was argued that this negatively impacted on her long term treatment and prognosis.

Posted by

Michelle Beckett

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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Erb's Palsy Awareness Week FAQ's

Posted on 20th October 2023 in Medical Negligence

During Erb's Palsy Awareness Week we take a look at some frequently asked questions regarding Erb's Palsy.

Posted by

Clair Hemming

Partner and Solicitor

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Transforming Divorce Dynamics: The Impact of No-Fault Divorce

Posted on 19th October 2023 in Family Law

With the advent of ‘no-fault divorce’ in 2022, many couples are now able to focus on the practicalities and financial arrangements post-separation, rather than get tied up in lengthy arguments about whose fault the relationship breakdown ultimately was. This has led to a rise in the number couples approaching solicitors when they have either reached an agreement, or are very close to doing so.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Associate & Solicitor

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First ever birth trauma debate to take place in the House of Commons

Posted on 19th October 2023 in Medical Negligence

In House of Commons today, 19 October 2023, will be the first ever debate in history on the topic of birth trauma. 

Posted by

Clair Hemming

Partner and Solicitor

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We are delighted to sponsor The Erb's Palsy Group badge

Posted on 18th October 2023 in Medical Negligence

We at Tozers are delighted with these little badges and hope you will be too. Please buy one and, better still, wear it with pride!

Posted by

Endurance Arthur

Partner and Solicitor

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Slow progress of the Renters Reform Bill…

Posted on 16th October 2023 in Property Litigation, Dispute Resolution

The BBC are today (16 October) reporting that a group of 30 organisations, led by Shelter, have written to the Prime Minister to ask him to ensure progress is made with the Renters Reform Bill. The letter says that scrapping the so-called ‘no fault evictions’ should be “at the heart” of Government plans.

Posted by

Joanne Young

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regime

Posted on 12th October 2023 in Planning and Licensing

There is a strict process that must be followed to comply with the Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL”) regime and if this process is not followed to the letter, then you could end up paying the price in surcharges and/or the loss of a previously applicable exemption or relief.

Posted by

Kelly Burns

Associate & Solicitor

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Update Regarding Holiday Pay 

Posted on 12th October 2023 in Employment

Can employees claim historic underpayments of holiday pay from their employers even if there are gaps of more than three months between deductions?

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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Think – Is This Fresher’s Flu or Could It Be Meningitis?

Posted on 05th October 2023 in Medical Negligence

In the lead up to World Meningitis Day, and as students are returning to university and college after the summer break, it is crucial that there is an understanding of the signs and symptoms of meningitis.

Posted by

Helena Campbell

Associate & Chartered Legal Executive

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Parliament Passes Bill on Digital Lasting Power of Attorney

Posted on 03rd October 2023 in Probate & Wills, Later Life Planning

The UK Parliament has now passed the Powers of Attorney Bill enabling the Office of the Public Guardian to introduce a new system for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).

Posted by

Emma McAdam

Solicitor

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Breast Cancer – 'Check Your Tattas'

Posted on 02nd October 2023 in Medical Negligence

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month we've put together this insight to highlight the need to carry out regular breast checks, the different types of cancer and what to do if you are unlucky enough to experience a delay in breast cancer awareness.

Posted by

Michelle Beckett

Senior Associate & Solicitor

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What Are My Legal Rights as a Grandparent?

Posted on 28th September 2023 in Family Law

Grandparents are often an integral part to the day to day running of a family, whether that be providing help/childcare or assisting in everyday activities.

Posted by

Ricky Noble

Senior Paralegal